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Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Creative Writing & Social Action, Minor

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This minor offers you an opportunity to explore your interests in creative writing and social action, and to tailor your minor curriculum to your major with a range of creative writing class offerings. You acquire the creative, critical, visual, and cultural tools necessary to write poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and life stories.


Required Courses

Please note: Twelve of the units taken to complete a minor (6 of which are upper division) may not be used in fulfillment of other minors, concentrations, or major requirements.

Learning Outcomes

LO 1: Basic Competency in Creative Writing

Students demonstrate basic skill in the craft of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

LO 2: Production and Presentation of an Art Project

Students produce a portfolio of social action poems and stories that actively responds to a public issue, and present it to a diverse public audience.

LO: 3 Understanding of Social, Cultural, Historical, and Political Contexts

Students demonstrate informed and ethical reflection on a significant social issue out of which their social action writing emerges.

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